Thinking of Songs as Musical Journeys

Every once in a while on social media you’ll see debates on the topic “What is music?” These are usually frustrating interactions, because no one is going to be fully satisfied with the answers they read, and maybe that’s the point of the question in the first place.

“What is music?” It’s like asking “How long is a piece of string?” but the truth is, music is different to everyone and that is the magic of it.

A song is a direct communication between songwriter and listener. It’s always good to take your listener on a journey.

Source: Thinking of Songs as Musical Journeys | The Essential Secrets of Songwriting